Homeschool Articles

Top History Curriculums

In the market for a new history curriculum? We are breaking down seven of the best ones out there, so you can enter curriculum shopping season well informed. 

It’s curriculum shopping season and as you are browsing catalogs, hitting up conventions, and scouring the web, you may ask yourself what the top history curriculum is. Well, the truth of the matter is there is NO perfect curriculum. However, we can break it down and help you find a great curriculum that works for your family.

Homeschooling through a Layoff

At some point in your homeschool career, you are bound to deal with job changes or losses. We have had this happen to us, twice. The first time I was devastated and threw all learning out the door for the 6 weeks my husband was home. At the end of the school year, we had barely put a dent in our school books and I realized I had made a big mistake. So, the second time, I knew that I could not do that again.

Setting and Keeping Homeschool Goals

As the 2014-2015 school year ends, it is a great time to take a look at the goals we have set for ourselves and our children. Homeschool goals are important to have because they help keep you and your kids on task for the year. It also helps you see at a glance how far each child has progressed, and what areas you may need to work on.

Make Summer Learning Happen!

It is summertime for most of us. The books are closed, and summer break is here! As homeschoolers, we have the luxury of understanding that learning can happen anytime, even during the summer. But, what does summer learning look like? Whatever you want it too! There are many ways to let the learning continue throughout the summer.

How to Evaluate Your School Year

I don’t know about you, but we are almost through the school year. Yay! At the end of the school year, it is a good idea to evaluate what worked, and what didn’t.

Here are three questions to ask yourself at the end of the school year. These questions will help you evaluate your school year, let you get a good idea of how it went, and what changes you may need to make.


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